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For Immediate Release The Wyoming Council for Women is pleased to partner with the Wyoming Women’s Foundation in announcing June 10 is Wyoming’s Equal Pay Day....
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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The public is invited to review Wyoming's 2019 Action Plan during a webinar beginning at 11 a.m. on June 11. The action plan is a document...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) moved to begin the formal rulemaking process for Chapter 29 on Teacher Evaluation at its May meet- ing...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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In response to the recent snow and rain, Black Hills National Forest of- ficials continue to assess hazardous conditions across the Forest. “People should use ex-...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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THE SPECIAL MEETING of the Town Council of Upton, Wyoming was held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Upton City Hall...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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High School students Emma East and Aidan Coberly washing the Gazette's windows. Members of the Upton FCCLA Chapter have been busy this summer raising money...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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When choosing a location for a business, access to reliable, low cost energy is a primary consideration. Affordable power reduces operating expenses from the start....
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Posted on Jun 04, 2019
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Thanks to an increase in revenue, the amount of money spent per student for public elementary-secondary education increased 3.2 percent to $11,762 for all 50...
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Posted on May 28, 2019
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Upton, Wyoming has a history of getting things done. Just ask local residents who came together to turn the site of a closed bentonite plant...
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Posted on May 20, 2019
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Sixteen innovative businesses -- that range from a company that works like the Indeed job site for graduate students to find opportunities at universities to...
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Posted on May 16, 2019
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If you’re an avid American cyclist, odds are you’ve harbored this dream: a sea-to-shining-sea cross-country bike trek, the sort of epic journey Jerry Cowden took...
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Posted on May 11, 2019
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The State of Wyoming is seeking input on its annual action plan, a document provided to the federal government spelling out how the state plans...
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Posted on May 09, 2019
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As the second-largest industry in the state, it’s no surprise that tourism is big business in Wyoming. During 2018, Wyoming welcomed more than 8.9 million...
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Posted on May 09, 2019
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Wyonics is an emerging company based at the University of Wyoming and has developed a method of processing coal products that can be accomplished with no...
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Posted on May 06, 2019
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The Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) had a big showing at the state career and technical education competition. Gillette College walked away from the Wyoming...
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Posted on May 06, 2019
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In Upton, Wyoming we are celebrating the 2019 Economic Development Week, which is May 6 through the 11th. This is a week to celebrate the...
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Posted on May 06, 2019
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Stephanie Salazar is the new executive director for the Upton Economic Development Board. With over 15 years in economic development, she brings extensive experience and...
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Posted on May 02, 2019
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ConstructionOpens a New Window. workers are about to get a big boost in jobOpens a New Window. opportunities. New research from employment marketplace ZipRecruiter forecasts that, for the month...
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Posted on Apr 28, 2019
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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded Gillette College a $1 million grant to upgrade technology for some of the college's programs. This is...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2019
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It is no secret that Wyoming’s economy is heavily reliant on the energy and natural resources sector.  In fact, the primary forces behind the economy...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2019
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By Gazette Reporter Brittany Trandahl To begin the 2019- 2020 calendar discussion during the Weston County School District #7 (WCSD #7) Board of Trustees meeting on...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2019
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With a $33 billion cash and stock deal, Chevron’s planned acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum will create a new super major oil firm, with uncertain impacts...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2019
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Wyoming’s per capita personal income ranked 9th in the U.S. Wyoming’s per capita personal income of $60,095 in 2018 earned the state a national ranking of...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2019
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A Casper-based pillar of the University of Wyoming School of Politics, Public Affairs and International Studies (SPPAIS) who helped pioneer the use of the web-conference...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2019
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The Wyoming Broadband Advisory Council decided to keep the scope of its mission focused on broadband expansion, and declined to include issues like telehealth and...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2019
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The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce made passenger rail in 2016 a core priority to alleviate traffic throughout I25. Dale Steenbergen, President/CEO joined the Colorado...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2019
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Wyoming, South Dakota, Washington, and Nevada top a recent poll of the states with the most business-friendly taxes. Business.org teamed up with CPA Logan Allec of MoneyDoneRight.com to delve...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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The Wyoming Business Council paused its state-funded Kickstart: Wyoming program last week for review and improvement following a six-month trial period. Kickstart, launched late last year,...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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State lawmakers voted earlier this year to legalize industrial hemp in Wyoming. But many details must be sorted out before hemp becomes the newest cash...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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Gillette College To Offer Bachelors Of Applied Science Ryan Lewallen | Outliers NewsPOSTED ON APRIL 5, 2019        Share On Facebook Tweet It         If all goes according to plan, Gillette...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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After a six-month long national search process, the Board is pleased to announce that they are completing contract negotiations and expect to have a signed...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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Warning bells are ringing across Wyoming’s Powder River Basin that the largest producing coal region of the country is in big trouble. One of the largest...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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The Wyoming Legislature passed eight new bills regarding blockchain technology in February, and the state’s blockchain task force is expected to stay busy this interim...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2019
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Five University of Wyoming student-led teams will compete later this month for a $50,000 prize to help jump-start their business ideas. The budding businessmen and women...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2019
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A federal judge has backed Washington state and environmentalists in a fight against a West Coast terminal that would have shipped U.S. coal to Asia, Kallanish...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2019
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The Special Electric Utility Agreements statute (HB 113) has been signed into law by Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon. The bill, initiated by Black Hills Energy and...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2019
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On March 6, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed legislation making hemp possession and production legal within the state, which was welcome news to those who...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2019
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In September, companies spent a jaw-dropping $1 billion at a lease sale in New Mexico for potential oil and gas development along the state's eastern...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2019
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The Wyoming Business Council’s State Energy Office will have competitive federal grant funds available for Wyoming local governments, public schools and small businesses seeking to...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2019
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March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Day in Upton and across America. The hard-working and innovative small business owners of the Upton area...
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Posted on Mar 14, 2019
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The trucking industry is facing a record shortage of drivers. However, over the last couple of years, one demographic has been gravitating towards the industry...
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Posted on Mar 06, 2019
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CHEYENNE, Wyo.– Governor Mark Gordon outlined his administration’s priorities for fiscal discipline, economic development, and improving Wyoming people’s quality of life in his State of...
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Posted on Mar 04, 2019
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CHEYENNE, Wyo.– Governor Mark Gordon has requested that $21 million be added to the supplemental budget to launch coal-based generation technology, protect wildlife and state...
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Posted on Mar 01, 2019
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There is an AI revolution taking place in Wyoming, and it's changing the way Wyoming companies operate. It is being led by research, but a...
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Posted on Feb 27, 2019
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The University of Wyoming’s entrepreneurship efforts have received a boost with the hiring of Patrick Kreiser as the new Rile Chair of Entrepreneurship and Leadership...
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Posted on Feb 25, 2019
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“Work” is changing.   Work the verb – the job we do in return for a paycheck.  And work the noun – the place we go to do...
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Posted on Feb 22, 2019
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The Wyoming Business Council released its annual benchmarks report detailing the state economic development agency’s progress toward diversifying the economy, increasing innovation, improving access to new markets...
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Posted on Feb 20, 2019
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Blockchain and cryptocurrency have dominated headlines, raised the blood pressure of thousands of investors and beset many industries with equal parts anticipation and fear. Erin Moore,...
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Posted on Feb 18, 2019
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Wyoming communities are invited to apply by Feb. 22 for a new, two-phase placemaking challenge being held by the Wyoming Business Council.   In phase one, accepted...
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Posted on Feb 16, 2019
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It's a frigid, blustery January day in Guernsey, Wyoming. As snow flurries whip through the air, a helmet-clad man climbs into a bucket lift, hoisting himself...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2019
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Three Wyoming startups received $170,000 in January from two Wyoming Business Council grant programs.  This money provides the potential for the creation of 21 to 35 jobs in...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2019
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The Moorcroft Fire Department held their December meeting with about ten of the 24 volunteers in attendance and led by Fire Chief Fred Devish. Under...
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Posted on Jan 07, 2019
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Both of Wyoming’s U.S. senators addressed the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation at the group’s annual meeting Thursday and discussed the actions they are pursuing on...
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Posted on Jan 04, 2019
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SHERIDAN — Wyoming’s mining sector continued to grow in the first quarter of 2018, improving the state’s overall employment and total payroll, but that growth...
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Posted on Jan 03, 2019
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GILLETTE —In the early 2000s when Visionary Broadband was still a small company, CEO Brian Worthen would drive to Denver or Billings, Montana, to catch...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2019
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ASPER — As Wyoming’s primary industry — energy — cycles between times of boom and bust, the state’s other main economic driver continues its steady,...
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Posted on Jan 01, 2019
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Online hospitality company Airbnb says its hosts generated about $1.1 million in tax revenue during the first year of its agreement with the state of...
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Posted on Dec 31, 2018
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The success of craft breweries and micro-distilleries in tiny towns and small cities across Wyoming suggests a cultural shift—and an alternative to extractive economics. On a...
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Posted on Dec 27, 2018
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WYOMING – University of Wyoming and state elected officials will break ground Friday, Nov. 16, for a new facility that will enable world-class research and...
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Posted on Dec 26, 2018
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Should you spend money on an accounting system to keep track of your finances, or should you use a free option that may require more...
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Posted on Dec 25, 2018
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead’s final budget recommendations place an emphasis on higher education, local governments, state employees and public infrastructure. The supplemental budget...
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Posted on Dec 25, 2018
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We, Golden Shovel Agency, have made a commitment to stay on top of economic development trends and technologies. We take that seriously. In that same spirit,...
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Posted on Dec 23, 2018
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Digital transformation is helping every industry in getting more efficient in using the resources they have, and augmenting their capacity on demand. When it comes...
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Posted on Dec 20, 2018
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The Laramie Regional Airport could become the nation’s second private drone hub. The airport is partnering with Infinity Development Partners to bring the growing industry to Wyoming. Laramie Regional Airport...
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Posted on Dec 19, 2018
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